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Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Intensive Care)


Southport and Robina

The Intensive Care Unit is looking for several Senior Staff Specialists or Staff Specialists to join their team. For further information on our health service, please watch our corporate video:

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Flexible-full-time,Flexible-part-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L18-L24, L25-L27
Workplace Location Gold Coast
Job ad reference QLD/GC371797
Closing date 18-May-2021
Job duration 12 months
Contact person Dr Andrew Semark
Contact details (07) 5687 5673
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An opportunity has become available for Senior Staff Specialists or Staff Specialists (Intensive Care) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10,000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

About the role

Provide high level intensive care services within the approved scope of clinical practice as part of the Intensive Care team. Provide routine specialist intensive care services to patients within the Intensive Care Unit and its outreach patients. Work collaboratively across departments, particularly with perioperative, interventional, emergency, imaging and surgical services, and work as a member of the clinical team.

Requirements for the role

  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis and Hepatitis B.
  • Tuberculosis screening - to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required.
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed.
  • MBBS or equivalent registrable with the Medical Board of Australia plus FCICM or equivalent acceptable to the College of Intensive Care Medicine and registrable as a specialist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Applicants nearing the completion of their training are welcome to apply.
  • Relevant qualification/s and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Recent tertiary intensive care hospital experience is essential specifically in the areas of critical care for trauma, cardiac surgery and neurosurgery patients.
  • While not mandatory, experience in Medical Emergency Teams (MET), echocardiography and extra-corporeal therapies would be advantageous.
  • The incumbent will be required to participate in the department's on call roster which includes after hours and weekend shifts.

 Salary information

  • Temporary full time or part time (12 months, hours negotiable)
  • Estimated total remuneration up to $420,732 p.a., comprising:
  • Senior Staff Specialist - Base salary from - $220,269 - $227,843 p.a
  • Staff Specialist - Base salary from - $179,703 - $208,735 p.a
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • Motor vehicle allowance
  • Professional development allowance
  • Granted private practice rights

Other benefits

  • Overtime and on-call allowances
  • Professional indemnity cover
  • Professional development leave
  • Annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application utilising the Medical CV template provided by Tuesday, 18 May 2021.

Job Ad reference: GC371797

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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